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2014 Nordica Fire Arrow 84 Pro EVO


Pros: 7/8th the performance of the EDT for 3/4 the price

Cons: Would like to have seen a better binding integration


For 2013 the FA84 was one of the best hard snow biased mid 80mm skis on the market but the $1299 weeded out a good amount of people who would find please from such a great ski. For 2014 Nordica has added the Fire Arrow 84 Pro to the collection and a steal of a price of $899. While the Pro does not have the Nth degree of power that the EDT has, the $400 savings is justified. Nordica was able to drop the price by removing the carbon fiber bands from the EDT and also going with a less expensive Vist binding compared to the Marker that comes on the EDT. 


On snow feel is still very good on the Pro especially at slower to medium speeds where the EDT could feel sluggish. I found limitations only at the highest of speeds but for the price, that limitation is understood. With the snub nose design and full camber, the 84 Pro reacted extremely responsive edge to edge for an 84 wide ski, more akin to a narrower ski. 




Length Tested: 176

Dimensions/Turn Radius:  126/84/112

Camber (select one, delete the rest): Traditional

Binding: Suggested

Mount point: Suggested (boot center) 



Other Skis in Class:

*Rossi Pursuit

*Rossi E 83

*K2 Rictor 82 

*Blizzard Magnum 8.5


Environment & Conditions:

Location of Test: Winter Park Co/Northstar Ca

Number of Runs: 10+

Snow Conditions: groomed

Demo or Own: Demo


Tester Info:

Username: Philpug

Age: 49

Height/Weight: 5'10" 185lb

Ski Days/Season: 60+

Years Skiing: 35

Aggressiveness: Moderate (Finesse) 

Current Quiver: 

-Scott The Ski 175cm w/Look Pivot 15

-Blizzard Brahma 180cm w/Look Pivot 14

-Blizzard Bonafide 180cm w/Salomon 997E 

-Blizzard Bonafide 180cm w/Dynafit Tour Lite

-Blizzard Gunsmoke 186cm w/Look Pivot15

-Nordica Vagabond 185cm w/Salomon Sth2 16

-various vintage skis

Home Area: Squaw & Northstar

Preferred Terrain: bumps, off-piste, trees

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2014 Nordica Fire Arrow 84 Pro EVO

The Firearrow 84 Pro EVO brought the fun back to the front side thanks to combination of advanced technology and sidecut that will bring a smile to your ski day.

Lengths160, 168, 176, 184
Turn Radius
Core MaterialWood Ti
Binding IncludedYes
Recommended BindingN EXP P.T. EVO WB
Recommended useGroomed
Binding TypeSystem
Recommended LevelAdvanced
Model Year2014
Model Name/TypeMPNEAN/UPC
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